August 10, 2022

Arrest Made in Garden City Prostitution Case


Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) On August 4, 2017, Information was received through internet activity of possible prostitution occurring in Garden City. Officers of the Garden City Police Department began an investigation on August 5, 2017.

The investigation revealed the alleged prostitution activity was run by Joe Wimbley (34) 410 N Estelle, Wichita Kansas. Further investigation revealed the 31-year-old female victim was being forced to provide services for money for Wimbley and if not she was threatened with bodily harm.

Information was obtained that Wimbley had physically harmed the victim in the past. The victim did have signs of possible physical abuse.

Family Crisis was contacted to assist in the investigation. Wimbley was arrested and lodged in the Finney County Jail and could face the possible charges of Human Trafficking. The victim was released to family.

This is an active investigation. No further information will be released at this time.